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  • RafaelGandarilla

    A 26-year-old St. James man is facing five drug felony charges in Watonwan County Court. Rafael Gandarilla was the focus of a 2-month long investigation by the St. James Police Department after numerous reports of …

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    19 Apr 14
  • LeroyRyrie

    A rural North Mankato man was taken to the New Ulm Detox Center this week after allegedly branding his girlfriend on the buttock with a hot fire poker. 37-year-old Leroy Ryrie was charged with multiple …

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    19 Apr 14
  • HospitalPatient

    The Minnesota Department of Health says that influenza activity in the state remains “sporadic” as the flu season winds down. A total of 15 Minnesotans were hospitalized with the flu last week, compared to 27 …

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    19 Apr 14
  • PowerLine

    A case set for trial next week is expected to test Minnesota’s “Buy the Farm” law, which is meant to require utilities building high-voltage power lines to buy out farms in the way if affected …

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    19 Apr 14
  • Housing

    A new report finds that a minimum wager earner would have to work 69-hours a week at $9.50 an hour in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment in our state. The Minnesota Housing Partnership’s …

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    19 Apr 14
  • DistractedDriving2

    A statewide crackdown on distracted driving continues through this weekend. Extra officers are on the roads throughout Minnesota in an effort to reduce distracted driving, which accounts for around 25% of all crashes annually in …

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    19 Apr 14
  • OnlyInMN

    Say goodbye to “More to Explore.” Minnesota tourism promoters are ushering in a new slogan that focuses on “Only in Minnesota” experiences as part of their largest-ever advertising campaign. The revamped messaging unveiled Thursday kicks …

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    19 Apr 14
  • Fire

    The Tracy Fire Department responded to an early morning house fire in Lyon County Thursday, and the home is being considered a total loss. The fire at the residence south of Marshall was reported at …

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    18 Apr 14